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WHUT
Jan 3, 2013 9:00am EST
the beery family as they share their story of heartbreak and hope. today, twins alexis and noah beery are typical energetic and athletic 13-year-olds but their lives have not always been this way. the 8th grader recall a day when the most basic activity was a struggle. >> before we would wobble, and we wouldn't be able to talk. we would just we couldn't do anything. we couldn't learn. >> i'd see other kids doing all this stuff doing sports and climbing and sliding down slides. you know, that was pretty much my biggest dream. >> shortly after birth, twins alexis and for what cried incessantly. doctors called it colic and retta beery sensed something else was off. >> when they were 9 months old we knew that something was wrong with their development. they were so floppy when they were 9 months old. when you would hold them they would flop back they had no muscle tone whatsoever. >> in the months and years that followed alexis and noah's condition deteriorated. the beery family went from one medical specialist to another. but none could offer a definitive diagnosis for their twins. >> no
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 6:00am EST
bridge where it looks like you have a 12-minute drive from the beltway. erika? >> thank you, alexis. police are investigating an attack on a metrobus in which one woman was stabbed. it happened near the intersection of talbert street and martin luther king boulevard southeast. two women were attacked on the bus to capital heights before 2:00 this morning. one was stabbed, the other beaten. witnesses tell police the suspect ran off the bus. those women were taken to the hospital, one with serious injuries. >>> we're following breaking news on capitol hill this morning. a major step closer to a deal that will limit had the damage done by going over the fiscal cliff. overnight, the senate passed a bill that will keep taxes in check for most americans. news 4's megan mcgrath live on capitol hill with the breakdown. megan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. that's right. under this deal, about 98% of americans would avoid paying higher taxes. the big question though, is will house conservatives go for it. it was a little bit after 2:00 this morning, two hours after the fisca
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
in las vegas, alexis wineman, miss montana, beaming like the others as they compete for the crown. but hers is a journey unlike any other. the little girl with the big smile but hiding underneath it, a giant hurdle. >> we knew for a long time there was something wrong, we just didn't know what it was. >> reporter: the little girl unable to relate to other children at school. the unexplained tantrums. the hours spent alone. she had autism but her parents and teachers didn't know it. one teacher saying, i don't get paid enough to handle this. no one talked about it in her small montana town. she wasn't diagnosed until she was 11 and no one thought she would ever make it here. at 18, alexis defied the odds. the first contestant with autism to compete in miss america. so you've had a little practice? >> oh, yes. >> reporter: and for the talent portion she plans a stand-up act. this is where you have to be funny up there. >> yes. i'm always funny up there. >> reporter: the same little girl who will tell you she never got the jokes. how did you know you were funny? >> i use it to deal w
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 4:30am EST
creek parkway at p street northwest. traffic has been diverted to k street northwest. >>> alexis davis in for danella this morning. thank you. >>> a stabbing hours into the new year. it happened near talbert street and martin luther king boulevard southeast. two women traveling together were attacked. one was stabbed, the other beaten. the suspect ran and ran off the bus. the victims suffered serious injuries. no word on the motive or the search for a suspect. >>> also new this morning, police are investigating a seven-car crash in northeast d.c. the chain reaction crash happened along new york avenue near blade ens burglary road around 1:30. five people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. police are still trying to figure out what caused the crash. new york avenue was shut down in both directions as a precaution. it has since reopened. >>> 4:33 is our time right now. today is the day many couples in maryland have been waiting for. same-sex marriage became legal at the stroke of midnight and it's exactly how some couples decided to bring in the new year of the annapolis wed
NBC
Jan 1, 2013 5:00am EST
evening planner. alexis davies in for danella. good morning. >> good morning, tom. look at the roadways. still light volume traveling on the beltway of the we have a couple of accidents we're dealing with. northbound rock creek parkway at p street northwest. there was an accident there blocking the northbound side. all northbound traffic is being diverted on to k street northwest. another accident on the ramp to 95 northbound at fairfax county parkway. it is a one-car accident. it looks like police are on the scene to clear that accident out of way. erika? >> thanks so much. we're following breaking news this morning. the senate passed a plan overnight limiting the damage from falling off the fiscal cliff. that vote came just two hours after the new year began. news 4's megan mcgrath is live on capitol hill this morning. good morning, megan. what can you tell us? >> well, good morning. i can tell you that these negotiations went late into the night and right around 2:00 a.m., two hours after the deadline for the fiscal cliff, the senate approved a measure that would block across the boa
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
. that package heads to the senate after the president's inauguration. >>> alexis, wineman grew up knowing she was not like any other kids, but it wasn't until she turned 11 that she really found out why. here's dr. sanjay gupta with the story of a girl who did not let her disorder get in the way of her dreams. >> reporter: miss montana surrounded by more than 50 other bo beauty queens on stage. for most of her life, alexis, wineman spent her time alone. >> i was very quiet. i couldn't say anything right. i was picked on for the way i spoke. i didn't have any friends. >> reporter: her parents knew there wassing ing ssomething w their small town didn't have the resources to figure out what it was. at the age of 11, a doctor finely put the name to wineman's condition, pervasive development disorder, a mile form of autism. typically children with autism are intelligent but very quiet. typically they don't end up becoming beauty queens either. but wineman said one day she simply decided not to let her condition define her. >> i wanted to accept myself and my autism and i realized that my autism d
CNN
Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
of violence. >> are you optimistic alexis? >> i think there is still a lot of work to do, work to do in terms of other proposals. but in general, i am optimistic. i think this is an opportunity to make real change happen. >> colin, the vice president mentioned you by name. what's your reaction again to what you heard today? >> that was quite shocking to hear my name mentioned by that. overall, highly encouraged by the leadership from the white house on this issue coupled with the overwhelming support from grassroots people from across the country, including gun owners and nra members who have reached out saying what you are talking about makes sense. we think coming from the top down and working from the bottom up, it's going to lead to some positive change in the country. >> you are part of the brady campaign. you fight for gun control measureses. it has become a very personal calling for you. do you think that the president can legislatively get through an assault weapons ban? >> i think we need to look at all the proposals that he is putting out there. if we get success on any one of those
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 7:00am PST
contestant making history. miss montana, alexis wineman, is going to be the first contestant with autism. >> reporter: she is an incredible woman. she is the first contestant with autism. and the youngest contestant. and she's not letting any of it keep her from her dream. in a competition filled with smiles, struts and sass, the reigning miss montana looks like she fits right in. >> holy crap. i'm going to be on miss america. >> reporter: but fitting in has never been easy for 18-year-old alexis wineman. >> growing up, i was alone a lot. i barely hung out with anyone. and that's because i was afraid of being laughed at. >> reporter: she is the first miss america contestant to be diagnosed with autism, which was discovered when she was just 11 years old. >> i would stay in my room for hours, not wanting to talk to anyone. >> reporter: even though she was considered highly functioning, she said she was ridiculed because of her speech impediment and intense shyness. >> the girl you're seeing right now, is not the same girl you would have seen ten years ago. i've overcome so many of my symp
MSNBC
Jan 12, 2013 5:00am PST
announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> hello from new york. i'm chris hayes here with alexis goldsteen, neil borofsky, stephanie kelton, professor of economics at the university of missouri kansas city and joe wisenthal. in the wake of the news of tim geithner's departure to be replaced with jack lu, we're talking about the geithner legacy. and because i think when you look at the first term, he's, i think it's hard to argue anyone was a more influential cabinet member. you know, the signature things that happened particularly in the midst of the crisis have been shepherded by tim geithner, he lasted all four years. they say he was incredibly successful -- incredibly influential. we're talking about his legacy. one of the things we said before break is this argument about the bailouts and the cost. the idea that, you know, people throw around the $700 billion figure which is a huge eye popping number and then the argument on the other side that time geithner will say taxpayers made money on the bailout. or you basically just said that. and neil, you have an issue with that. >
Search Results 0 to 11 of about 12 (some duplicates have been removed)